Custom Murphy Bed for our Bus Conversion: Part 1 – S04E10

Don and I spent a long time talking about what we wanted for our murphy bed in our bus.  We always start with the ideal design and then figure out what is practical for tiny living and what compromises we are willing to make.We were able to check off almost all the boxes from our… Continue reading Custom Murphy Bed for our Bus Conversion: Part 1 – S04E10

Tiny Home Pilates Studio Build for our Bus Conversion – S04E09

Committing to convert a bus and to travel full-time confronted me (Mela) with a challenging obstacle – what would happen to my Pilates Studio in Los Angeles?  I chose to sell my studio in order to pursue this dream of travel and a different kind of lifestyle. It’s hard to give up something you have… Continue reading Tiny Home Pilates Studio Build for our Bus Conversion – S04E09

Skylight Covers for our Bus Conversion – S04E08

It is Spring.  The flowers are beginning to bloom and we are preparing our bus for the extreme heat and humidity of Summer by installing air conditioning and creating skylight covers to help keep the heat out.  BUT this week the temperature dropped below freezing again and it snowed!  Nevertheless, we must keep moving on… Continue reading Skylight Covers for our Bus Conversion – S04E08

Bus Build: Which Insulation is Right for our Bus Conversion? – S03E18

Insulating our bus well to ensure it is comfortable to live in is our current priority.  I’m glad we were able to slow down with our build process as this allowed us time to do lots of research. This seems to be a hot topic in the skoolie/bus community and most have very strong opinions… Continue reading Bus Build: Which Insulation is Right for our Bus Conversion? – S03E18

Our Choices for a Zero Waste Bathroom

We spent a long time trying out different low waste, eco-friendly bathroom toiletries until we settled on products we love. Everybody has different skin types, hair types and personal preferences, so not all of these may be right for you, but we thought we’d take some time out of our beautiful stay in Crete to… Continue reading Our Choices for a Zero Waste Bathroom

Holiday Special: Rehabi-Tips for a Waste Free Holiday

We are taking a little break from the bus build to bring you this Holiday Special Episode and share some of the changes we have made in the way we celebrate Christmas.Americans throw away about 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.  The extra waste amounts to 25 million tons of garbage, or… Continue reading Holiday Special: Rehabi-Tips for a Waste Free Holiday